Associate Director Platform Engineering

at Continuum Clinical
Location Northbrook
Date Posted May 5, 2021


Continuum Clinical, a part of Blue Chip Worldwide, is a healthcare research and communications company specializing in Patient Recruitment. We create and execute integrated marketing and communications ideas and solutions. We exist to give incredible people opportunity to make a difference. Core Values CollaborativeGenuineKind & CompassionatePride of Ownership & Accountability Job SummaryThe Associate Director, Platform Engineering (ADPE) is a full-time position that reports to the Sr. Director, Technology. The ADPE is responsible for development across Continuum's technology stack, primarily within the Salesforce ecosystem. This individual thrives in being hands-on with development while also managing and mentoring direct reports within the Development Team. The ADPE plays a key role in technically advancing the ContinuVue Platform. The individual in this position has extensive experience with Salesforce and modern development languages (Apex/SOQL/JavaScript/Python). The ADPE must be able to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously with their team, own deliverables from end to end, prioritize workloads effectively, and thrive in an agile environment. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned. · Demonstrate the mission, vision, values, and culture principles of BC Worldwide · Develop complex, customized solutions per requirements utilizing the full range of tools available on the Salesforce platform, including Apex, SOQL, Lightning Web Components, Visualforce, and SFDX· Develop and manage data integrations across internal and external systems, using REST APIs, Python, and Java· Administer and maintain data warehouses and databases using advanced SQL· Design and build interactive dashboards using Einstein Analytics or similar business intelligence tools· Maintain up-to-date code bases in version control systems such as Git · Administer and maintain cloud infrastructure across different platforms such as AWS (EC2, S3), GCP, Azure, etc.· Ability to transpose business requirements into technical solutions, and lead others to do the same· Collaborate with stakeholders to design cohesive project strategies and ensure clear and effective communication throughout all phases of development, testing and deployment· Mentor and develop direct reports within the Development Team; Assists in staff forecasting resource needs· Key contributor and leader in developing and streamlining Development Team's processes; Establishes best practices for data quality and standardization· Stays current on industry trends, particularly Salesforce and related technologies· Process sensitive and protected information with a security-first mentality and in compliance with regulations, laws, and the organization's policies · Comply with all corporate and departmental standard operating procedures as well as FDA and other governmental regulations (e.g., IRB, EC)· Ensure all activities and operations are performed in compliance with regulatory and federal regulations· Responsible for maintaining up to date weekly time tracking, per the Agency's time tracking policyFlexible hours may be required to accommodate global clientsMust be able to travel occasionally overnight and on weekends Continuum Clinical QualitiesTo be successful, every BC Worldwide employee should possess the following qualities:Attitude & Commitment - you are a passionate, resourceful and productive achiever that is a pleasure to be aroundPriority Setting - you define clear action steps and manage expectations of othersCreative Thinking & Problem Solving - you recognize therelevancy of your ideas to the big picture, demonstrate original thinking and make an impact on your teamDependability - you are self-motivated to deliver the highest quality work, on time and budgetLeadership Ability - you take initiative, motivate others and assume accountability for your actionsCommunication - you use organized, constructive communication to facilitate great work Education, Experience and CertificationsBachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university; degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems or related field, preferred. Experience or coursework in lieu of a degree will be considered7+ years of hands-on developer experience on the Salesforce platform (e.g. Apex, Visualforce, Lighting Web Components, and SOQL), or similar SAAS platformStrong knowledge of Javascript, HTML and CSS, and modern development languages such as Python or JavaAdvanced SQL (preferably PostgreSQL) skills with proven ability in writing triggers, functions, and complex queriesDemonstrated understanding with the latest Cloud, container, and database technologies; Amazon Web Services knowledge preferredDemonstrated experience building data pipelines and the ability to work across structured, semi-structured, and unstructured dataA deep understanding of RESTful APIs and data integration platforms (such as Mulesoft) and/or data streaming for integrationsAdvanced experience with business intelligence tools such as Salesforce Einstein Analytics, Tableau, or CognosExperience with system logging platforms (e.g. Splunk, LogDNA, etc.)Proficient using Salesforce Data Loader, SFDXExperience with JIRA or similar project-and-issue management tool and Agile development methodologyDemonstrated ability to manage vendor relationships and budgetsProven track record to successfully manage and groom direct reportsPreferred Experience: Experience developing web and/or mobile applications on Heroku

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